gun control

Marco Rubio Speaking

Rubio Seeks to Strip Gun-Control Authority from D.C. Officials

A likely Republican presidential candidate has introduced a bill that would ban local elected officials in the nation’s capital from enacting gun-control laws.

03/26/2015

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Rand Paul: ‘Stop Obama’s Ammo Ban’

WASHINGTON (CBS DC) — A proposed federal ban on the manufacture and sale of popular ammunition for AR-15 semiautomatic rifles has prompted Sen. Rand Paul to urge supporters to fight back. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, […]

03/09/2015

Police Officers Memorial

NAACP Calling For Gun Control Measures Following Shooting Deaths Of 2 NYPD Officers

The NAACP is calling for gun control measures following the shooting deaths of two New York police officers.

12/22/2014

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe. (Photo credit:  Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

McAuliffe Proposes Gun Control Measures

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is pushing for new regulations on gun ownership and introduced a legislative package Monday that includes limiting handgun purchases to one a month and requiring universal background checks for purchases at gun shows.

12/15/2014

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D.C. Police Chief Seeks Changes to Concealed-Carry Law

D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier testified Thursday at a hearing on the D.C. Council’s proposal to allow residents and visitors to get concealed handgun permits for the first time in nearly 40 years.

10/16/2014

A new report finds that the number of law-enforcement officers killed by firearms jumped by 56 percent in 2014. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gun-Control Law Discussed in Maryland Governor’s Race

A Maryland measure enacted last year tightening the state’s gun-control laws has been a recurring issue in the governor’s race.

10/14/2014

Gun control groups say this is the year they finally go toe-to-toe with the National Rifle Association and match their foe's imposing campaign spending for congressional candidates.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Gun Control Groups To Match NRA Spending In Midterm Elections

Gun control groups say this is the year they finally go toe-to-toe with the National Rifle Association and match their foe’s imposing campaign spending for congressional candidates.

10/02/2014

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D.C. Council Votes to Allow Concealed Handguns

A reluctant District of Columbia Council voted unanimously Tuesday to allow people to carry concealed handguns in the nation’s capital for the first time in nearly 40 years.

09/23/2014

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Federal Judge Upholds Maryland Gun-Control Law

A federal judge on Tuesday upheld a Maryland ban on 45 assault weapons and a limit on gun magazines to 10 rounds, two key parts of a sweeping gun-control law that were challenged shortly before the law went into effect last year.

08/12/2014

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Court Strikes Down DC Ban on Carrying Handguns in Public

A federal judge on Saturday struck down D.C.’s ban on carrying handguns in public.

07/27/2014

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